Lukwesa Burak Bio, Age, Family, Wife, School, Salary, Net Worth,BBC

By | June 3, 2024

Lukwesa Burak Biography

Lukwesa is a BBC News news broadcaster and former weather presenter at the same time. She is an all the time presenter of Newsday on BBC World News as well as the BBC News Channel in London with Sharanjit Leyl in Singapore, and also Focus on Africa on BBC World News and World News Today at BBC Four, the BBC News Channel and BBC World News on Saturdays and Sundays in the mornings, afternoons, and evenings.

Lukwesa Burak Age

Burak was born in the year 1974 in Zambia. She is 47 years as of 2021.

Burak Education

Burak received a bachelor’s degree in geography and European studies from the University of Sussex and afterwards spent a year training French in Switzerland. She got a European Union scholarship to undertake a Master of Science degree at Leicester University. Burak started her media profession as a broadcast assistant for BBC weather after three good years of serving at information technology and training as a broadcast meteorologist.

Lukwesa Burak’s – Family

Burak was named after her royal tribal family. Burak’s family relocated to England when she was still tender at the age of eight.

Lukwesa Burak’s husband

Burak has a husband called Neil Barnes. Amidst their relationship, the two were blessed with two children. A daughter whose name is similar to that of Gigi Hadid, who is Zayn Malik’s girlfriend. Burak’s family lives in manchester City, London, United Kingdom.

Lukwesa Burak Salary

Her annual income as a BBC TV presenter is said to be between $531,620 and $796,091. She is one of the highest earning female television presenters in the United Kingdom, with Tina Daheley and Kirsty Wark.

Burak Net Worth

Burak’s worth is about $1 million.

Burak Career

After three good years in information technology, Burak started her media profession as a broadcast assistant at BBC Weather, where she as well trained as a broadcast meteorologist. She started broadcasting as a relief forecaster for BBC regions and nations, at long last joining BBC East Midlands as one of their permanent forecast groups prior to becoming the lunchtime news anchor.

Sky News

Burak relocated to Sky News in the year 2006. Her main task involved presenting Sky News overnight, with her typical shift beginning at midnight ending at 06:00. During this time, she aired Sky News on the Hour from 01:00 to 03:00 and thereafter Sky World News from 03:00 to 06:00, which covers audiences within Europe, Asia, and Africa. She called it quits with Sky News in the year 2012 but came back in 2013.

International broadcasting

Come August 2012, Burak got to eNCA (eNews Channel Africa), located in South Africa. She said that she had to move to South Africa as her husband had been given a new job there, but she was so much looking forward to the chance to join the channel’s Africa Edition group and to have the opportunity to host live interviews than dealing with predominantly prerecorded material. But of her former employers, Sky News, she remarked: “Sky is an experience I would recommend to anybody. When you are serving at that rank in the industry, you could not request for anything else.” Burak got to Sky News in the year 2013 before leaving once again in the month of June 2015. She got to the team of Al Jazeera English in Doha.

Return to BBC

In the month of May 2016, Burak came back to BBC News, joining BBC East Midlands as well as BBC World News. She started presenting on the BBC News Channel on 13th August 2016. Come September, Burak was the main presenter of Inside Out East Midlands and the relaunched England edition, that is a weekly round-up of the three topmost reports from across the nation. By 2020, Burak can be seen airing on the BBC World News channel in London.

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